How do I measure my dog's neck size?

Glad you asked! The best tool to use is a fabric tape measure, but if you don't have one of these, you can use a string for the neck and then compare it to a yard stick or tape measure. First, measure around the base of the dog's neck, just a little above where it narrows from body to neck. The second measurement to take is just behind the dog's head. The last place to measure is around the largest part of the head. These three measurements are all that is necessary to ensure a proper fit. The only other thing to consider is collar width. We offer several different widths, 1" 1.5 " and 2". Which to choose? It is somewhat personal preference, but here are some guidelines. All greyhounds can wear 1.5" and most can wear 2". Other breeds kind of follow up the line of sizes. A dog under 30 lbs., go with the 1". Dogs 30 to 50 lbs., can wear 1" or 1.5". Just use your judgment, and remember that the wider collars are usually a little more comfortable if you have a rambunctious hound that pulls from time to time.

 

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